Observation: Summit

Location: Summit Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Drove Summit area to MP43 to observe snow totals from the recent storm on Feb 12th and look for recent avalanche activity. Natural avalanches observed during snow/wind on Feb 12th on a variety of aspects above treeline.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear skies, calm to light winds, temps in the 20's.

Snow surface

~8" of new snow observed at pullouts. Snow looks very wind affects above treeline.



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